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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Copper Beeches


Published 1912


Georges Treville appeared as Sherlock Holmes in a number of short features in 1912. His series of films was the first officially authorised series of Holmes Films, produced under the supervision of Conan Doyle himself. This is the 8th and final episode it is also the only episode that survives. The series comprised the following films, all directed by Adrien Caillard and produced by Eclair.

1. Le ruban moucheté/The Speckled Band
2. Flamme d’argent/The Silver Blaze
3. The Beryl Coronet
4. The Musgrave Ritual
5. The Reigate Squires
6. The Stolen Papers
7. Le mystère de Val Boscombe/The Mystery of Boscombe Valey
8. The Copper Beeches

Ecalir also produced a feature, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes in 1911, which is also lost.


Run time 23 mins
Producer Arthur Conan Doyle
Production Company Eclair
Audio/Visual Silent, B/W

Reviews

Reviewer: cbawsel - - January 25, 2013
Subject: 100 year Holmes!
This short (30 min., I don't think they made them any longer back then) is clear & easy to follow! The stars do ham it up a bit, but thats how it went back then. Treville is good (no Norwood though) & there is no Watson, but a fun half hour!
Reviewer: malscott - - September 27, 2011
Subject: wow 1912!
thanks for the upload
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